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  • A Struggle for Happiness!... · The Walters Art Museum · Works of Art
    Additional Views Explore Object Creative Commons License A Struggle for Happiness Exhibitions Provenance Inscription Credit Exhibitions Alfred Jacob Miller Watercolors and Drawings The Walters Art Gallery Baltimore 1984 Alfred Jacob Miller Maryland and the West The Walters Art Gallery Baltimore Washington College Chestertown Frostburg State University Frostburg Jewish Community Center of Greater Washington Rockville 1988 Private Lives Nineteenth Century American Genre Drawings The Walters Art Gallery Baltimore 1994 Private Lives Nineteenth Century American Genre Drawings The Walters Art Gallery Baltimore 1995 A Baltimore Watchman An Exhibition of Drawings by Alfred Jacob Miller Government House Annapolis 1996 Provenance L Vernon Miller by inheritance Kennedy Galleries New York date and mode of acquisition unknown Mr and Mrs J William Middendorf II New York Walters Art Museum 1973 by gift Inscriptions Transcription A Struggle for Happiness Mr Tom Croesus builds himself a splendid double mansion which brings nothing but vexations and expenses In short he becomes a servant to his servants Credit Gift of Mr and Mrs J William Middendorf II 1973 Download Image Add to Collection Share on Twitter Share on Facebook Creative Commons License Add to Collection Connect with Facebook to start your own collections Creator Alfred Jacob Miller American 1810

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  • A Watering Place · The Walters Art Museum · Works of Art
    71 Previous Next Additional Views Explore Object Creative Commons License A Watering Place Description Conservation Provenance Inscription Credit Description Walker was apprenticed to the photographic firm Notman and Fraser in Toronto From 1878 he worked in New York City having a studio there In 1880 he traveled to Europe and was insipired by the work of the Barbizon painters and rural subject matter occupied him for the rest of his life Walker was a member of several artists organizations including the American Watercolor Society the Royal Canadian Academy of Art and the National Academy of Design He was a founding member of the Canadian Art Club which elected him as its president in 1915 Conservation Date Description Narrative 2 05 1985 Examination examined for condition 6 03 1985 Treatment inpainted lined loss compensation stabilized varnish removed or reduced Provenance Henry Walters Baltimore date and mode of acquisition unknown Walters Art Museum 1931 by bequest Inscriptions Signature and date Lower left Horatio Walker 1909 Credit Acquired by Henry Walters Download Image Add to Collection Share on Twitter Share on Facebook Creative Commons License Add to Collection Connect with Facebook to start your own collections Creator Horatio Walker American 1858 1938 Artist

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  • A Young Lady · The Walters Art Museum · Works of Art
    Views Explore Object Creative Commons License A Young Lady Description Provenance Inscription Credit Description The young lady in this miniature wears a white evening dress with a bertha off the shoulder neckline with two deep flounces of lace and pearl jewelry The miniature is housed in an elaborate leather case tooled with gold and lined with velvet Although the initials R F appear at the lower right the attribution from the Fink catalog to Robert Field is likely incorrect as Field died in 1819 and the woman s costume clearly dates from the mid 19th century Provenance Jacob A Rosenfield Chicago date and mode of acquisition unknown A J Fink Baltimore date and mode of acquisition unknown A J Fink Foundation Inc Baltimore date and mode of acquisition unknown Walters Art Museum 1963 by gift Inscriptions Initials lower right R F Stickers on back of case 70 No 3 3 on red circle with zig zig edges A J Fink Collection Baltimore No 302 Credit Gift of the A Jay Fink Foundation Inc Baltimore in memory of Abraham Jay Fink 1963 Download Image Add to Collection Share on Twitter Share on Facebook Creative Commons License Add to Collection Connect with

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  • A Young Woman of the Flat Head Tribe · The Walters Art Museum · Works of Art
    of Miller s friends a young man from St Louis named Phillipson decided that she would be his His presents and attentions were kindly received Miller noted encouraging the young man Phillipson felt embarrassed before the whole camp when the simple Indian girl realizing that her future was with the trapper stole off quietly Phillipson initially was crest fallen and melancholy Miller recorded but later regained his serenity In July 1858 William T Walters commissioned 200 watercolors at twelve dollars apiece from Baltimore born artist Alfred Jacob Miller These paintings were each accompanied by a descriptive text and were delivered in installments over the next twenty one months and ultimately were bound in three albums Transcriptions of field sketches drawn during the 1837 expedition that Miller had undertaken to the annual fur trader s rendezvous in the Green River Valley in what is now western Wyoming these watercolors are a unique record of the closing years of the western fur trade Conservation Date Description Narrative 7 15 1964 Treatment re housed 8 11 1981 Examination examined for exhibition Exhibitions Alfred Jacob Miller An Artist on the Oregon Trail The Walters Art Gallery Baltimore Amon Carter Museum Fort Worth Buffalo Bill Historical Center Cody 1981 1982 Alfred Jacob Miller Watercolors and Drawings The Walters Art Gallery Baltimore 1984 Alfred Jacob Miller Maryland and the West The Walters Art Gallery Baltimore Washington College Chestertown Frostburg State University Frostburg Jewish Community Center of Greater Washington Rockville 1988 Sentimental Journey The Art of Alfred Jacob Miller Amon Carter Museum Fort Worth Joslyn Art Museum Omaha 2008 2009 From Rye to Raphael The Walters Story The Walters Art Museum Baltimore 2014 2016 Provenance Commissioned by William T Walters Baltimore 1858 1860 inherited by Henry Walters Baltimore 1894 by bequest to Walters Art Museum 1931 Inscriptions

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  • Abraham Shoemaker · The Walters Art Museum · Works of Art
    License Abraham Shoemaker Description Conservation Provenance Inscription Credit Description Waist length three quarter to right portrait of a young man with wavy light brown hair wearing a dark blue coat yellow vest high white collar and black stock with a rectangular gold pin This portrait may show Abraham Shoemaker 1785 1832 a member of the Philadelphia bar who succeeded his father also called Abraham as Associate Justice in 1818 He married Hannah Huddel in 1823 Thomas Sully is known to have executed about 60 miniatures mostly before 1806 Conservation Date Description Narrative 6 23 1964 Treatment other 1 08 1965 Treatment cleaned Provenance Shoemaker family A J Fink Baltimore date of acquisition unknown by purchase A J Fink Foundation Inc Baltimore 1963 by bequest Walters Art Museum 1963 by gift Inscriptions Inscription On reverse in ink Abrm Shoemaker Credit Gift of the A Jay Fink Foundation Inc Baltimore in memory of Abraham Jay Fink 1963 Download Image Add to Collection Share on Twitter Share on Facebook Creative Commons License Add to Collection Connect with Facebook to start your own collections Creator Attributed to Thomas Sully American 1783 1872 Artist Period 1825 1835 Medium watercolor on ivory or paper Miniatures Accession

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  • Afflicted with the Jim-Jams · The Walters Art Museum · Works of Art
    on Is the ear of a canary bird waterproof would it do to make shoes Alfred Jacob Miller was a prolific sketcher He filled many journals with drawings and captions from the time he was studying in Paris and Rome 1833 until the 1870 s The varied interests of Miller are clearly reflected in these sketches rural sites studies after Old Master paintings illustrations of literature and comical scenes and characters This sketch comes from the family album of L Vernon Miller which contains works that have passed down through the Miller family directly from the artist Exhibitions The Recollections of Alfred Jacob Miller The Walters Art Gallery Baltimore 1996 1997 Recollections of a Baltimore Artist Sketches by Alfred Jacob Miller 1810 1874 The Walters Art Museum Baltimore 2004 Provenance Inherited by L Vernon Miller Baltimore 1 inherited by Katherine B Miller Baltimore 1965 given to Decatur Miller Baltimore 1982 given to Walters Art Museum 1994 1 passed directly from the artist down through his family Inscriptions Label Afflicted with Jim Jams on city Car Conductor Do you let spiders come in here with their great coats on Is the ear of canary bird water proof would it do to

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  • After the "Slap Up" Party of Last Night! · The Walters Art Museum · Works of Art
    Provenance Inscription Credit Description Baltimore artist Alfred Jacob Miller was a prolific sketcher He filled many journals with drawings and captions from the time he was studying in Paris and Rome 1833 until the 1870 s In 1969 a collection of 100 of these sketches was generously donated to the Walters Art Museum by J William Middendorf II The interests of Miller are clearly reflected in these sketches the theater a large portion being quick figure drawings of the Ravel Pantomime Troupe childhood memories Baltimore scenery and witty scenes of characters See The Walters Art Gallery Bulletin April 1969 Vol 21 No 7 Pages 3 4 After the Slap up party of last night Frank is somwhat indisposed to study Miller Provenance L Vernon Miller by inheritance Kennedy Galleries New York date and mode of acquisition unknown Mr and Mrs J William Middendorf II New York Walters Art Museum 1970 by gift Inscriptions Inscription After the Slap up party of last night Frank is somewhat indisposed to study Credit Gift of Mr and Mrs J William Middendorf II 1970 Download Image Add to Collection Share on Twitter Share on Facebook Creative Commons License Add to Collection Connect with Facebook to

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  • Ah Dan- Drunk as Usual · The Walters Art Museum · Works of Art
    with drawings and captions from the time he was studying in Paris and Rome 1833 until the 1870 s In 1969 a collection of 100 of these sketches was generously donated to the Walters Art Museum by J William Middendorf II The interests of Miller are clearly reflected in these sketches the theater a large portion being quick figure drawings of the Ravel Pantomime Troupe childhood memories Baltimore scenery and witty scenes of characters See The Walters Art Gallery Bulletin April 1969 Vol 21 No 7 Pages 3 4 Ah Dan Drunk as usual You ve been fighting received a pair of black eyes Oh you precious scamp Dan No Siree Fella round the corner most strodinary would run right agin me Miller Provenance L Vernon Miller by inheritance Kennedy Galleries New York date and mode of acquisition unknown Mr and Mrs J William Middendorf II New York Walters Art Museum 1973 by gift Inscriptions Inscription Ah Dan Drunk as usual You ve been fighting received a pair of black eyes Oh you precious scamp Dan No Sirree Fella round the corner most strodinary would run right agin me Credit Gift of Mr and Mrs J William Middendorf II 1973

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